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Sijjeen (سجين)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Sijjeen (سجين) is a name used to refer to both a record of evil deeds, as well as part of Jahannam (Hell). This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Afterlife Location
Sijjeen (سجين)
Quranic Concept
CategoryAfterlife Location
Alternative nameHell

Sijjeen is referred to in verse (83:7) of chapter (83) sūrat l-muṭafifīn (Those Who Deal in Fraud):

Sahih International: No! Indeed, the record of the wicked is in sijjeen.

Visual Concept Map

The map below shows the part of the visual ontology for this concept. You can click on other concepts in the map for related information:

Afterlife LocationBabylonCityBadrMakkahParadiseGarden of EdenHellHorizonHunaynIramLadhaMedinahQiblahSaqarSijjeenZaqqum

Concept map for Sijjeen. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept sijjeen:

(name-of sijjeen hell)
(instance sijjeen afterlife-location)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (2 occurances)
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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